Aggrading
Aggrade Ag*grade", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Aggraded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aggrading}.] (Phys. Geog.) To bring, or tend to bring, to a uniform grade, or slope, by addition of material; as, streams aggrade their beds by depositing sediment. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Aggrade — Ag*grade , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Aggraded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aggrading}.] (Phys. Geog.) To bring, or tend to bring, to a uniform grade, or slope, by addition of material; as, streams aggrade their beds by depositing sediment. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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